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This blog is for anyone working in the field of public libraries interested in learning more about legal reference resources and services available in BC. LawMatters is a Courthouse Libraries BC outreach program supported by funding from Law Foundation of BC.

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Resource Round-up: Criminal Law

Many people will interact with the legal system over the course of their lives, whether through a dispute with a neighbour or landlord, an issue within the family, or interacting with the criminal jus...

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LawMatters Books for Kids

We are pleased to announce a new list of recommended and approved titles for the teen and under crowd! Introducing LawMatters Books for Kids, a list of sources meant to promote a greater understand...

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Legal Information Sources for Refugees

June 20th marked World Refugee Day, a day designated by the UN to honour refugees around the globe. We wanted to take the occasion to highlight some legal information resources for newcomers to BC....

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National Indigenous History Month: Law Books Spotlight

June is National Indigenous History Month, a time to encourage us all to recognize and learn more about the history and diversity of First Nations, Inuit, and Metis peoples. We wanted to take this opp...

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Reminders: Upcoming Webinar & Legal Display Kit

How time flies! With summer almost upon us, the LawMatters team wanted to give you all a quick reminder of a few of our current initiatives: Webinar on Community Forums In our previous post, we...

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